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Illinois Ranking Rises to #3 In Corporate Expansion and Relocation
March 3, 2022 – Will County News
Exciting news this morning shared by our state business development partner, Intersect Illinois and published by Site Selection Magazine! Illinois’ ranking improved from #4 in 2020 to #3 in 2021 for corporate expansion and relocation projects.
Two Will County projects alone – Lion Electric in Joliet and Scott’s Miracle Grow in Channahon accounted for $155 million in investment and 1,750 of the 21,000 new jobs for all Illinois projects identified. Additionally, Wayfair’s $125 million investment in Romeoville will bring 300 jobs.
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The CED’s Infrastructure Coalition met recently for a mid-year update on State and regional transportation projects, studies, and plans. This important CED Coalition’s mission and charge is making sure Will County is meeting the infrastructure needs of our businesses and residents.
For the first time since 2019 board members, investors, partners and supporters of the Will County Center for Economic Development came together to network and hear about the successes and growth of Will County over the past year.
Harbor Freight Tools opened its new 1.6 million square foot distribution center located at 3401 Brandon Road in the CenterPoint Intermodal Center with a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony.